THE FOUR BEE'S

Be Responsible

  • Obey the school Rules.
  • Listen.
  • Follow Instructions.
  • When you agree to do something, do it.
  • Answer for your own actions.
  • Take care of your own matters.
  • Be trustworthy.
  • Always use your head.
  • Don't put things off.

Be Prepared

  • Be at school on time.
  • Have the correct books and stationery.
  • Have your diary with you.
  • Complete all homework and projects.
  • Dress appropriately, example: Sports
  • Move quickly and orderly.

Be Respectful

  • Respect those in your school family.
  • Have respect for yourself, others ant the environment.
  • Be courteous to all.
  • Use appropriate language,
  • Use equipment appropriately.
  • No class disruptions.
  • No bullying.
  • No stealing
  • No in-appropriate behaviour

Be Aware

  • Remember that the Common Good is greater than your own needs.
  • Only tell the truth.
  • Think before you speak or act.
  • Use a controlled tone of voice.

Article Index

The Assertive Discipline Programme is based on stages which are accumulated for misbehaviour. The aim of all students is not to reach Stage 1 of the Tracking Sheet Process. The most serious misdemeanours carry a maximum score which will take a student directly to Stage 4 and/or a Disciplinary Hearing.


TRACKING SHEET STAGES

Stage 1

Student’s name will be entered on the Tracking Sheet, which is kept in the Observation Book and a warning will be issued. Teachers send the Observation Book to be monitored by the HOD every week.
Student has 3 chances before reaching Stage 2.

 

Stage 2

Parents will be informed in writing. Students will be given an essay to write at home. Parents are to sign the essay. Student will be placed on.
Daily Report by the HOD.

Stage 3

Parents will be contacted by phone and in writing. Parents are to sign a letter. Student will be placed on Detention. Daily Report will continue. After 3 detentions the learner will be reported to the Principal.

Stage 4

Parents will be contacted by phone and in writing. Parents will be asked to come in for a meeting with the Principal. A written record will be made and kept of this meeting

A Disciplinary Hearing

Serious offences will result in formal disciplinary hearings of the Governing Body, possible suspension and expulsion procedures.


ST THERESA’S CONVENT SCHOOL DISCIPLINE PLAN

Teacher: (Minor)

  • Handle in Classroom
  • Problem Solve
  • Teacher Determined Consequences
  • Teacher reports on Tracking Sheet
  • Follow up if problem occurs

Teacher: (Serious)

  • Student sent to Office
  • Teacher completes Incident Book
  • Principal investigates and takes appropriate action
  • Parents contacted

Very Serious Behaviour Problems

  • Teacher contacts office immediately
  • Teacher writes a report and students in Gr 4 to 7 to write reports
  • Principal investigates matter
  • Parents contacted
  • Action decided by the Principal
  • Could be placed directly on Disciplinary Process